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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty

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I Love Mt 6.0 Powerstroke
11 of 11 people found this review helpful
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By brandonpsd
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4dr Crew Cab Lariat Rwd LB DRW (6.8L 10cyl 6M)


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I love my Powerstroke. Some say that the 6.0 PSD is a horrible diesel, but as long as you keep up on the normal Maintenance than you will be ok. Anybody with a tiny bit of mechanical sense can keep this pickup going. I have not had 1 problem with my F350 and it has 147000 miles on her. So, in my opinion, keep up on the normal work and your Powerstroke will go a very long ways wether it be a 6.0 or the 7.3.


Favorite Features

Turbo. HD Suspension.


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You're Out of Your Mind
1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By S.J.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4dr Crew Cab XLT 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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I was! I sold my Dodge Cummins to buy this pretty Ford that had been babied for its 56,000 mi. After a month I had to replace ball joints and that seemed strange. Then I towed my 5000lb boat, the first time the truck had actually towed anything and it overheated. I go to the dealer and he immediately rattles off $5000 in repairs. I ask how he knows this and he says "These 6.0 engines do this." Since it's out of warranty it's all on me. Ford will do nothing even though they know so many of their trucks are lemons. I never had this problem with a Cummins, so if you want a diesel stick with Dodge.


Favorite Features

Ride, comfort


Suggested Improvements

Cummins engine.


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By mike
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4dr Crew Cab Lariat Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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I added a banks exhaust, k & n air cleaner, bully dog chip. I jumped 100 horses, went from 8.5 mpg to 18 mpg. Warranty worthless on electrics. Fuel module broke at 61,000. Cost, , $1700.00, ouch


Favorite Features

More power then I can ever use. Mileage not now that I chipped it. Transmission with "toll hall" is a must, , works great


Suggested Improvements

Electric needs better quality


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Love my truck hate rust
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By brian w
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 2dr Regular Cab XL 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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I have had a 03 with v10 and 04 with v10 they have the same every thing. But the 03 was junk maybe built on Friday. Not the motor just the rest. My 04 must of been built on god's day sun day because I have no problems with it expect ball joints go out all the time breaks to the breaks are half my fault I pull a 5000 Pound trailer with no breaks. But I will tell you it pulls so good I forget when it's on there the truck brakes will stop on a dime I've hit them hard at 70 miles per hour they saved my hide. The truck has 77,000 thousand on it drivetrain is great still I love it. But I am mad at Ford and so should we all be the truck rear fender are geting rusty. Beautiful paint but now I got rust.


Favorite Features

color and pulling power and people tell me how nice it is. it's red


Suggested Improvements

get trucks that don't rust when there only 6 yrs old and get better ball joints or warranty them for life get better still on you roaders they rust out at 30,000 thousand 50,000 and 77,000 3 pair rotors 3 pair of ball joints at 77,000 and now rust great truck get these bugs out it's not a rustoyota


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Can you say "Class Action"?
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Devastated
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4dr Crew Cab Lariat 4WD SB DRW (6.8L 10cyl 6M)


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Worst experience of our lives. Bought what we thought was the truck of our dreams. Just after warranty, we had classic Oil Cooler, EGR cooler, and head gasket failure. The dealer lied and shafted us by fixing only one symptom (EGR cooler) and within a month the rest failed. Am now looking at over $10,000 to repair. Look up on any diesel forum and you'll see the same problems over and over again about the Navistar 6.0. Ford is suing Navistar because of the high failure rate of this engine. Ford will not stand behind this lemon of an engine for their customers. We're in financial ruin because of this truck. Can't sell it, can't afford to fix it. Class action lawsuit is whats needed.


Favorite Features

Love the style, the look, the ride but get rid of the 6.0 Diesel! I can't stress enough about this problem. Even Wikipedia talks about how bad this engine is. Look up Ford F350 on there. So bad it only lasted 3.5 years in their trucks.


Suggested Improvements

Ford; stand behind your customers! You're suing Navistar for billions, while trying to recoup as much money as you can from your customers. Step up to the plate and solve this problem. Hundreds of thousands of customers are forking out thousands of dollars out of their own pockets for repairs.


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